Saibal Ray

How far is too far for retail innovation?

Published: 21Jan2022

Professor Saibal Ray, academic director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, is concerned that the ongoing rise in retail technologies like self-checkout kiosks and smartphone-based order...

New trucker vaccine mandate adds to supply chain woes

Published: 21Jan2022

As of January 15, truckers crossing from the U.S. to Canada must show proof of vaccination to enter the country. Canadian truckers are exempt from the federal mandate but must quarantine for 14...

Shedding light on liquor shortages

Published: 19Dec2021

Amid supply chain bottlenecks overseas, Canada is facing a significant shortage of imported liquor, leading provincial liquor authorities to encourage early, local shopping for holiday favourites....

This holiday season is make-or-break for retailers

Published: 8Dec2021

In light of ongoing supply chain bottlenecks and labour shortages, businesses may not offer their deepest discounts this holiday season. According to Professor Saibal Ray, the Academic Director of...

Shedding light on the supply chain dilemma

Published: 1Dec2021

As retailers anticipate a welcome uptick in sales amid the holiday shopping season, manufacturing and delivery delays continue to limit just how much profit retailers can expect.

Slowing the vehicle supply chain

Published: 15Nov2021

In the race to cut down on global carbon emissions, many experts are turning their attention to automotive manufacturers and their customers. As a potential solution to slowing the vehicle supply...

In-store technology is transforming retail spaces

Published: 23Aug2021

Throughout the pandemic, in-store technologies like price-check kiosks and self-checkout have created a more convenient shopping experience for consumers and provided retailers with greater access...

Frictionless shopping pays off

Published: 17Jun2021

As convenient becomes more synonymous with contactless, Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, sees a wealth of opportunity for retailers to innovate....

Gauging progress in Canada’s vaccination efforts

Published: 9Jun2021

Professor Saibal Ray, Academic Director of the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, joins a group of experts on the Bill Kelly Show podcast to share his perspective on the status of Canada’s...

Pages

Back to top